Sinclair Promotes Three Corporate Execs

The station group hands out VP stripes to David Gibber, Scott Shapiro and Dana Feldman.

Sinclair Broadcast Group today promoted David Gibber to VP-deputy general counsel, Scott Shapiro to VP of corporate development and Dana Feldman has to VP of promotions.

Gibber most recently was director of legal services/deputy general counsel; Shapiro most recently served as senior director of corporate development;, and Feldman has been director of promotion.

In making the announcement, David Amy, EVP-COO, commented: “David has made a tremendous contribution to Sinclair during his more than four years here, particularly in retransmission consent negotiations and structuring transactions. His promotion is well deserved, and we look forward to David continuing in the areas in which he has worked previously and to taking on greater responsibility for Sinclair’s legal needs in other areas.”

Commenting on Shapiro’s promotion, Amy added: “In his previous role as senior director of corporate development, Scott led the team responsible for supporting and driving the analysis and execution of our acquisitions and investments. His leadership and analytical skills have been an asset to the company as we continue to grow and expand our business line offerings.”

Regarding Feldman’s promotion, Amy said: “Dana has guided our stations’ promotional media to maximum effect, with crisp financial guidance.  She has also increased our promotional strength by developing strong working relationships with our network partners and syndicated program producers.” 

Gibber joined Sinclair in 2011 and then until 2015 he was legal counsel. Prior to joining Sinclair, he was an associate at Gordon Feinblatt, LLC in Baltimore. Gibber received his J.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude, and his bachelor’s degree from Toras Moshe College in Jerusalem, Israel. 

BRAND CONNECTIONS

Shapiro joined Sinclair in 2011.  From 2013, he was finance director and prior to that held the position of finance manager-special projects.  From 2007 to 2011, he worked in Institutional Equity Research at Morgan Stanley, and from 2006 to 2007, he was co-founder and managing partner of Proprietary Research, LLC. Prior to that and from 2004, he worked in institutional equity research at Prudential Equity Group and before then, he worked in the audit and tax departments at both KPMG LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Shapiro holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Rochester and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Feldman has been with Sinclair since 2000. Prior to joining Sinclair, she worked as director of domestic distribution at Claster Television. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from The University of Maryland.


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